Bankruptcy Filings in the Central District Exceed all of Texas AND all of New York in February, 2012

Total bankruptcy filings in February in the Central District of California was 9,307, up 1% from January but 12% lower than the previous February.  To put the total into context, the TOTAL filings in February, 2012 for all four districts in Texas AND all four districts in New York was 7,830.  Of the total here, 2,256 were chapter 13s or about 24% of the total.  This means each trustee received about 450 new cases in February.

Central   District of California
2008 2009 2010 % 2011 2012
Jan 3,694 6,004 9,013 50% 10,868 21% 8,835 -19%
Feb 3,787 6,971 9,659 39% 10,631 10% 9,307 -12%
March 4,381 8,529 12,840 51% 13,543 5%
April 5,023 8,512 12,114 42% 12,087 0%
May 5,177 8,967 11,906 33% 11,669 -2%
June 5,351 9,595 12,190 27% 11,718 -4%
July 5,983 9,894 12,737 29% 10,418 -18%
Aug 6,195 9,748 12,720 30% 11,496 -10%
Sept 6,290 9,214 12,412 35% 10,006 -19%
Oct 6,364 10,322 11,753 14% 9,887 -16%
Nov 6,029 9,462 10,900 15% 9,099 -17%
Dec 6,615 9,864 10,925 11% 9,089 -17%
64,889 107,082 139,169 30% 130,511 -6%
% of total 0.059 0.075 0.089 0.095

 

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